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Old-time melodies

Today

Join in or listen to great American standards from past centuries at the Safford House Museum Sing-Along at 2 p.m. today at 23 Parkin Court, Tarpon Springs. Tickets: $12 and $10 and include concert, sheet music, refreshments and self-guided tour. Call (727) 942-5605 or visit www.tarponarts.org.

Today

Free workshops: Learn how to make children more comfortable with books and language at a free series of 2 p.m. workshops today, Oct. 19 and Nov. 9 at Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Space is limited. Call (727) 587-6715.

Scottish Country dancing: Sundays at the Scottish American Society Hall, 917 Louden Ave., Dunedin. Newcomer class 6 to 7 p.m.; social dancing 7 to 9:30 p.m. No partner necessary. Call Val Wade at (727) 947-4668.

Barbecue fundraiser: Attend a barbecue fundraiser dinner for paralyzed Navy veteran Don Worley from 5 to 8:30 p.m. today at Tarpon Springs Elks Lodge 1719, 237 S Pinellas Ave. The event includes free soda, live music, raffles and prizes. Tickets: $8. Proceeds will help spinal cord injury research and increase awareness about the dangers of underage drunk driving. Call (727) 916-0851.

Hack the SAT: Eliot Schrefer, tutor and author, will discuss the SAT and college admissions with parents and teens at 2 p.m. today at Countryside Library, 2741 State Road 580, Clearwater. Call (727) 669-1290.

Dixie band: Charlie Bertini & Monster Dixie will perform 1 to 4 p.m. today at Banquet Masters, 8100 Park Blvd., Largo. Admission: $15 or $10 for members. Call (727) 724-3379.

Monday

In harmony: The Florida Suncoast Men's Barbershop Chorus is expanding its membership and looking for tenors, leads, baritones and basses who enjoy singing four-part barbershop harmony. The group meets at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at Crossroads Christian Church, 1645 Seminole Blvd., Largo. Call Clyde at (727) 736-7999 or visit www.suncoast chorus.com.

Try something new: The Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. NW, offers a variety of free programs and seminars to seniors during "Active Aging Week" today through Friday. For details, call (727) 518-3131.

Line dancing: Adults and seniors are invited to learn new and traditional line dances from 10:30 a.m. to noon Mondays and Wednesdays at Largo's Highland Complex, 400 Highland Ave. No partner needed. Join anytime. Call (727) 518-3016.

Singalong: The Palm Harbor Men's Barbershop Chorus meets at 6:45 p.m. Mondays at the Palm Harbor Community Activity Center, 1500 16th St. and seeks tenors, leads, baritones and basses. Call Wes at (727) 784-8052.

Tuesday

B-I-N-G-O: Try your luck as the numbers are called Tuesday evenings at the AMVETS Post 67, 512 S Lincoln St., Clearwater. Early bird game begins at 6:30 p.m., regular session starts at 7:30. Call (727) 631-0067.

Wednesday

Mommy & Me Time: ParentGuide magazine sponsors an hour of fun, crafts and prizes 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at shelter 1, Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive. Visit www.largoevents.com.

Open air market: Discover fresh produce, baked goods, plants, handcrafted items and more at the Summertime Marketplace, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Clearwater City Hall, 112 S Osceola Ave. Live music and art exhibit. Call (727) 461-7674.

Play opening: The Dunedin Showcase Theater opens its season with Lovers and Other Strangers at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. Advance tickets $12, $15 at the door. Call (727) 812-4530.

Tennis fundraiser: The 15th annual Charity Tennis Tournament in honor of Shannon Morton will be Wednesday through Sunday at Royal Racquet Club, 2565 NE Coachman Road, Clearwater. Proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Pinellas. To obtain details and to register, call (727) 791-8415, (727) 799-3200 or e-mail royalrc@aol.com.

Upcoming

Benefit golf tournament: A golf tournament to benefit a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post 275 and help with his medical expenses will be 8 a.m., Oct. 4 at Clearwater Executive Golf Course, 1875 Airport Drive. The event is a four-person scramble followed by lunch at Post 275, 360 Wilson St., Dunedin. Cost is $40 per person. Call Bill Kallberg at (727) 542-2055.

Tennis tournament: The Clearwater Central Catholic Tennis Tournament to support the Jimmy McFarland Scholarship Fund is Oct. 10-12 at the Royal Racquet Club, 2565 NE Coachman Road, Clearwater. Entry deadline is Oct. 5. Contact Kim Cashman at (727) 224-5185 or Cari Reagin at (727) 409-8964.

Old-time melodies 09/20/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 5:35pm]

    

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